Degree in Business Administration and Finance, Wayne State University; MBA in Finance, Cornell University. First straight board member, National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. On the Board of Directors: The US-China Business Council; Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, an organization founded by Paul Newman helping children with cancer and other serious illnesses; FIDELCO, an organization that breeds and trains guide dogs for the visually disabled. Speaker on healthcare reform, employee benefits and insurance, health information technology and business leadership. Honours: Outward Bound and National Kidney Registry.